Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977; middle name sometimes written Aron) was an American singer, actor and musician. A cultural icon, he is commonly known simply as "Elvis", and is also sometimes referred to as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" or "The King".
In 1954, Presley began his career as one of the first performers of rockabilly, an uptempo fusion of country and rhythm and blues with a strong back beat. His novel versions of existing songs, mixing "black" and "white" sounds, made him popular—and controversial—as did his uninhibited stage and television performances. He recorded songs in the rock and roll genre, with tracks like "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" later embodying the style. Presley had a versatile voice and had unusually wide ...
Spanning three cities and two countries, discover, feel and touch where the King of Rock and Roll left his imprints
It's said the greatest of men leave behind their footprint in the sands of time... It's another question how many of us follow this trail. So how about taking a detour from map-led journeys to a man-led one. For music lovers and fans of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, there's actually an Elvis Presley tour!
Discover his birthplace
Located in the hills of Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, boasts of a unique blend of fascinating history and ...
Legendary Bassist Bob Moore presents Henrik Knudsen, owner of the Elvis Unlimited Museum with a piece of music history. The other piece will be given to the Country Music Hall Of Fame in Nashville, TN.On January 9th, 2009 Henrik Knudsen, owner of the Elvis Unlimited Museum and shop in Randers, Denmark was presented with a priceless piece of music history while visiting the home of legendary Bassist Bob Moore. Henrik and Bob have previously worked on several tours in Europe. Bob presented Henrik with one of his boots which he wore while working on some of the most important recordings in music ...
Posted: January 20th, 2009 at 2:53 pm
As I was driving through Memphis over the weekend, I couldn’t resist stopping at Graceland. I’ve been through Elvis Presley’s house quite a few times, but on this visit, I finally splurged on the platinum ticket. So, in addition to lingering in the Jungle Room and paying your respects at the grave, you can also see the car museum, his airplanes, his military memorabilia and — my personal favorite — an exhibit called “Sincerely, Elvis,” which is essentially a parade of his outrageous jumpsuits. As I was ...
Pro-Israel Democrat: I Expect The Administration To Stand With Israel At The U.N. If “there’s a resolution hostile to Israel, I would expect that this administration would veto it,” Rep. Brad Sherman says.
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WASHINGTON — Rep. Brad Sherman, the second-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a prominent pro-Israel voice in his party, told BuzzFeed News on Thursday that he expects the Obama administration to continue to support Israel at the United Nations despite administration statements that the U.S. was reevaluating its posture at the world body.
If "there's a resolution hostile to Israel, I would expect that this administration would veto it," Sherman said.
Sherman said that the Israeli position on a Palestinian state is back to being in accordance with the administration's now that Benjamin Netanyahu has walked back his campaign statement that a Palestinian state would not come about during his tenure. That statement enraged the White House and O
Ray LaHood's son running for Schock seat Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood, son of former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, announced Wednesday plans to run for embattled Rep. Aaron Schock's seat after the congressman resigns at the end of the month.